Health and safety is often ignored by small business owners. Most try to be safe, but don't bother to understand what it takes to be compliant. But a warning... fines for health and safety violations are serious enough to put most small companies OUT OF BUSINESS, and everyone deserves to go home safe.
For small businesses one of the most difficult challenges to overcome is creating roles and responsibilities for all staff. The responsibilities must outline who does what, when, where, why at what speed and quality. This applies to Sales…Administration….Operations. This article will offer some examples of how process can be used to improve staff performance in all areas of your business.
People are the key ingredient to your work AND your company. Learning to manage and overcome people challenges will create new opportunities for EVERYONE in the company: a happier workplace, improved wages and lifestyles, and a greater sense of 'team' at work.
By identifying obstacles to change we can slowly work on making improvements to our business. It’s like building a puzzle – you start with chaos and eventually move to order. You can grow your business for sure…….but the question is are you becoming a better run business, and how quickly is this change happening if at all?
Every business is overwhelmed with problems. People problems, production problems, customer problems... every business has them. However, some businesses are able to deal with problems much more capably than others. What is their secret?